Dating violence education programs
Break the Cycle is a leading, national nonprofit organization addressing teen dating violence by providing honest, practical help and information for teens and young adults.
The organization focuses on prevention education, legal services, public awareness campaigns, youth leadership and activism, and training and support for adults who work with teens.
There is also a large focus on violence prevention with tweens and teens.
The California Partnership to End Domestic Violence (CPEDV) is a statewide membership coalition comprised of 150 member organizations and individuals across the state to foster unity within the domestic violence movement in California.
The legislation requires the Indiana Department of Education (IDOE), in collaboration with organizations that have expertise in dating violence, domestic violence, and sexual abuse to identify or develop and make available to schools; (a) Model dating violence educational materials, and (b) A model for dating violence response policies and reporting by July 1, 2011.
To that end, the information included in the Guidance Document and other documents and links available on this webpage, represent the plan toward the identification of available teen dating violence prevention and intervention materials, as well as suggested policy and reporting guidance.
Although the use of the materials by schools is optional, we hope the available information will prove to be helpful in the planning and implementation of instruction and policy development.
To assist school personnel in identifying accurate teen dating violence prevention materials based on sound prevention messages and principles, the IDOE has developed a set of guidelines and an assessment process based on .
The guide also includes information on how parents can communicate with their teens who are part of the digitally savvy generation.